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'''Journals/Organisation:''' [[Centre for Economic Policy Research]] | [[The Guardian]]
 
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'''About:''' [http://www.cepr.net/index.php/biographies/mark-weisbrot http://www.cepr.net/index.php/biographies/mark-weisbrot]
 
'''About:''' [http://www.cepr.net/index.php/biographies/mark-weisbrot http://www.cepr.net/index.php/biographies/mark-weisbrot]
  
'''Education:''' University of Michigan :Ph.D. in Economics  
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'''Education:''' University of Michigan: Ph.D. in Economics  
  
 
'''Career:''' Mark Weisbrot is co-director of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Center_for_Economic_and_Policy_Research Centre for Economic and Policy Research], in Washington, DC. He is also co-writer of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oliver_Stone Oliver Stone]'s documentary [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_of_the_Border_(film) South of the Border]                                                         
 
'''Career:''' Mark Weisbrot is co-director of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Center_for_Economic_and_Policy_Research Centre for Economic and Policy Research], in Washington, DC. He is also co-writer of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oliver_Stone Oliver Stone]'s documentary [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_of_the_Border_(film) South of the Border]                                                         
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*[http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2012/mar/08/jeffrey-sachs-better-world-bank-president ''Why Jeffrey Sachs would make a better World Bank president''] - Sachs understands how conditions imposed by the World Bank have harmed developing countries' economies. He'd reform that - 8th March
 
*[http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2012/mar/08/jeffrey-sachs-better-world-bank-president ''Why Jeffrey Sachs would make a better World Bank president''] - Sachs understands how conditions imposed by the World Bank have harmed developing countries' economies. He'd reform that - 8th March
 
*[http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2012/mar/02/venezuela-opec-stand-win-climate-change ''Venezuela's Opec stand is a win for climate change campaigners''] - Environmentalists who support developing countries' fight against polluters should also back their struggle for control of oil - 2nd March
 
*[http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2012/mar/02/venezuela-opec-stand-win-climate-change ''Venezuela's Opec stand is a win for climate change campaigners''] - Environmentalists who support developing countries' fight against polluters should also back their struggle for control of oil - 2nd March
 
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*[http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2012/feb/13/obama-budget-deficit-reductionism ''Obama's budget and deficit reductionism''] - Good but limited measures on tax reform are sacrificed, once again, to Obama's eagerness to compromise on budget cuts - 13th February
 
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*[http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2012/jan/31/american-democracy-promotion-rings-hollow ''Why American 'democracy promotion' rings hollow in the Middle East''] - Egypt's crackdown on Republican and Democratic organisations is hardly surprising: they're widely seen as stooges of US empire - 31st January
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*[http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2012/jan/25/president-obama-state-of-the-union ''President Obama's state of the union speech: panel verdict''] - Measuring their hopes and expectations against what the president actually said, our commentators give their views - 25th January
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*[http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2012/jan/24/state-of-the-union-president-obama ''State of the union: what President Obama should say''] - Our panel of opinion-formers and experts give their take on what the president's message should be, this crucial election year - 24th January
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*[http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2012/jan/10/economic-illiteracy-of-economists ''The economic idiocy of economists''] - The American Economic Association's annual meeting is red-letter day for 'the dismal science'. And dismal it proved - 10th January 2012
  
 
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Area of interest: Economic growth, trade, Social Security, Latin America, international financial institutions, development

Journals/Organisation: Centre for Economic Policy Research | The Guardian

Email: weisbrot@cepr.net

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Education: University of Michigan: Ph.D. in Economics

Career: Mark Weisbrot is co-director of the Centre for Economic and Policy Research, in Washington, DC. He is also co-writer of Oliver Stone's documentary South of the Border

Current position/role: He writes a weekly column for The Guardian Unlimited (U.K.), and a regular column on economic and policy issues that is distributed to over 550 newspapers by McClatchy-Tribune Information Services. He also writes a column for Brazil’s largest newspaper, Folha de Sao Paulo. His opinion pieces have appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, and almost every major U.S. newspaper. He appears regularly on national and local television and radio programs [1]

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  • Written numerous research papers on economic policy, especially on Latin America and international economic policy. He is also co-author, with Dean Baker, of Social Security: The Phony Crisis (University of Chicago Press, 2000).

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